This month, CompTIA podcasts covered a range of topics with member-experts and CompTIA staff providing insight into today’s most talked about tech topics—from how workplaces can make major (and necessary) cultural changes to how the pandemic has changed the trajectory of technology, as well as IT careers and a chat with Bob Stegner, the newest inductee into the IT Hall of Fame. Take a look at what we overheard on CompTIACasts in August then check out all of our podcasts, subscribe and start listening today.
Trajectory of Technology: Integration
CompTIA research analysts Carolyn April and Seth Robinson kicked off the first in a three-part series dedicated to the trajectory of technology and how the pandemic has accelerated technology adoption and changed priorities for businesses. This first episode focused on integration. You can also read more about the trajectory of technology in a recent blog post.
Making a Culture Shift in Your Organization
The world is in the midst of a cultural shift—affecting everything from our personal lives to our hiring practices. Leaders must listen and adapt behaviors and processes in pursuit of great service to others. In part one of a four-episode series dedicated to dissecting culture shifts, guests Rachel McGuiness, chief vitality officer, Wake Up with Zest; Susanne Tedrick, cloud engineer, IBM; Karl Palachuk, owner, Small Business Thinker; and Jill Chapman, sr. performance consultant, Insperity, join Yvette Steele, director of the Advancing Tech Talent and Diversity Community at CompTIA, to discuss growing the talent pipeline with more remote employees and accessing a diverse pool of workers.
Talking IT Career Pathways with a First-Generation Technologist
Later in the month, Volley tackled the topic of the various pathways to finding a successful career in the IT industry. CompTIA research analysts Carolyn April and Seth Robinson are joined by Juan Fernandez, vice president of managed IT services at ImageNet Consulting, who details his own IT journey and how certifications are playing a more critical role for candidates seeking technology jobs. The group also discuss the continued acceleration of corporate digital transformation efforts and how businesses are planning on more cloud solutions, integration, and automation.
Biz Tech Podcast Welcomes Hall of Famer Bob Stegner
Bob Stegner, senior vice president of marketing, North America, at SYNNEX, is the newest inductee into the IT Hall of Fame. A passionate advocate and champion of the tech industry and channel for three decades, Stegner recently spoke with CompTIA’s Scott Campbell about the challenges and rewards of the SMB market, how the business has changed, and what it takes to be successful today.